Haffer Family History

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Haffer Name Meaning

German: from the Middle High German personal name Haffer, reduced form of Hadufrid, composed of the Germanic elements hadu ‘battle’ and fridu ‘peace’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Huffer, Hafner, Hauter, Jaffer, Hafer, Hainer, Taffe, Halder, Laufer

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Haffer Family Origin

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Haffer Family Occupations

What did your Haffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haffer. A less common occupation for the Haffer family was Machinist. The most common Haffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Haffer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Machinist


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Haffer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Haffer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Haffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haffer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 527 immigration records available for the last name Haffer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 621 military records available for the last name Haffer. For the veterans among your Haffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Haffer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Haffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Haffer in 1959 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haffer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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